Your day begins with hotel pickup from your lodging near Playa Hermosa or Panama Beach between 7 and 8:30 a.m. (exact time given upon reconfirmation). Head away from the coast and toward the tropical rain forest on the north side of Rincon de la Vieja volcano.
Arrive at Blue River Resort and Hot Springs at roughly 10 a.m. Enjoy a welcome cocktail at the spa while your change clothes, and then take a short drive a private park on Rio Azul. Jump into a water tube and float down the river for two hours, keeping watch for sightings of wild animals like howler monkeys and iguanas in their natural habitat.
At 12:30 p.m., return to Blue River Resort for an hourlong lunch, and then spend the remainder of the afternoon enjoying your choice of activities during free time. Swim in natural mineral pools, tour the 700 species of plants at a botanical garden, spot Blue Morphos and more at a butterfly garden, jump into hot springs, or opt for a spa treatment (own expense).
Return to your hotel around 4 p.m.